Ten fun facts about Clint Eastwood


Fact 1
During production of the film “Dirty Harry” in 1971, director Don Siegel fell ill. Clint Eastwood took over his directing duties until he was able to return to set.

Fact 2
As a director, Clint Eastwood is known for his organization skills. In fact, he finished production on his film “Absolute Power” many days ahead of schedule.

Fact 3
Between the years 1950 and 1954, the actor worked as a lifeguard and a swimming instructor for the United States Army.


Fact 4
In 2001 the music group Gorillaz named one of their songs after Clint Eastwood. The song is simply called “Clint Eastwood.”

Fact 5
At his time of birth, Clint Eastwood weighed in at 11 pounds and 6 ounces.

Fact 6
He has publically declared that his favorite actor is James Cagney.

Fact 7
In 1999 he was offered the role that was later given to Al Pacino in the film “Any Given Sunday.” It was later revealed that he turned down the role because the film company would not let him direct the film as well.

Fact 8
One of Clint Eastwood’s most iconic roles is that of “Dirty Harry.” In numerous interviews he has been asked if he would play the part again. He has publicly stated that he is “too aged” to play the role in future films.

Fact 9
Clint Eastwood openly revealed that he voted for Arnold Schwarzenegger in both the 2003 and 2006 elections for Governor of California.

Fact 10
Clint Eastwood can speak Italian Fluently.


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